This short module, introduces you to the latest case law in the area of personal injuries, from the High and Supreme Courts. The course deals with issues pertaining to the Statute of Limitations, problems with PIAB authorisations, liability, the consequences of false or misleading evidence and problems relating to proving psychological damage. The module will cover all recent cases in this area of law.
By the end of this module you will have gained a deeper understanding of:
- The Courts attitude to time limits and the Statute of Limitations in different types of cases
- Potential problems relating to PIAB authorisation
- Recent legal issues relating to liability
- Legal problems for Plaintiffs who give false and misleading evidence
- The duty on employers in terms of workplace accidents
- Recent awards in road traffic cases
- How the Courts view and value psychological injuries – problems of proof
- Case Law on The Statute of Limitations - Stapleton -v- St Colman's (Claremorris) Credit Union Ltd  IEHC 510 , Dignam -v- Health Service Executive  IEHC 295
- PIAB - Murphy v. DePuy International Ltd  IEHC 153 , Renehan v. T & S Taverns Ltd  IESC 8
- Psychological injuries - Watters -v- Minister for Public Expenditure & Reform  IEHC 476 , Purcell -v- Long  IEHC 385
- Problems identifying Defendants - Kennedy -v- Faherty  IEHC 409
- Misleading evidence - Waliszewski v. McArthur and Company (Stell and Metal) Ltd  IEHC 264 , Looby v. Fatalski  IEHC 564 , Daly v. Health Service Executive  IEHC 560
- Road traffic accidents – Liability & Quantum
- Workplace accidents - Gillane -v- Focus Irl Ltd  IEHC 478 , Murphy -v- Allianz Plc  IEHC 692 , Thompson v. Dublin Bus  IESC 22
- Sexual abuse cases and time limits - Keoghan v. Power  IEHC 488 , Walsh -v- Byrne  IEHC 414
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